The number of gay men murdered in gay-hate crimes between 1985 and 2000 in NSW may be as high as 70. Hundreds were hospitalised after assaults and thousands of gay men and lesbians were attacked. How was the scale of this not known?
Derek Shrout, a 17-year-old self-proclaimed white-supremacist, is accused of planning to kill six students and a teacher in a bomb plot. Five of the intended victims were African-American, while one was gay.
Judge Gale Pokorny finds Charlie Rogers guilty of staging a fake anti-gay hate crime that shocked both the citizens of Lincoln, Neb., and the nation -- first for the brutality of the alleged crime, and then for lying about the crime.